Anglo Welsh cup Semi-final Preview Exeter vs Harlequins

The second semi final of the weekend is between Exeter Chiefs and Harlequins. Exeter come off the back of a bonus point win over the Leicester Tigers whilst Quins visit after a massive comeback vs Gloucester to win 27-30.

Both teams have gone for a mix of experienced and academy players. Julian Salvi captains the Chiefs on his return from injury to line up alongside Ben Moon and Damian Welch in the Chiefs pack. Whilst their backline features Ollie Devoto at outside centre.

Harlequins have gone for an experienced back three with Chisholm, Yarde and Alofa. And Adam Jones starts at Tighthead prop to make his 31st appearance.

Exeter: Turner; Jess, Devoto, S Hill, Bodilly; J Simmonds, Townsend; Moon, Malton, Williams, Atkins, Welch, White, Salvi (capt), S Simmonds.

Replacements: Taione, Keast, Low, J Hill, Johnson, Thomas, Hooley, Hendrickson.

Harlequins: Chisholm; Yarde, Marchant, Hopper, Alofa; Jackson, Mulchrone; Lambert, Gray, A Jones, Merrick, Matthews, Naoupu, Ward (capt), Luamanu.

Replacements: Buchanan, Evans, Shields, South, Hodson, L Jones, Lang, Walker.

Referee: Dan Jones

Prediction: Exeter win


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